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Feb 15, 2013 10:00pm PST
the asteroid a year in advance yet have no warning about the meteor. >> it just snuck up on us. and that's not unusual for the small ones. >> reporter: an astronomer says the meteor was too small to detect by ground telescopes and radar. it was only 1/3 the size of the asteroid. the asteroid was about as big as a supermarket. and he says we're lucky it missed us. >> something like that hits the ground, it's going to be pretty disastrous, a 2.5-ton nuclear bomb. it would wipe out most of san francisco. >> reporter: the meteor in russia smashed into an icy lake about 70 miles outside of town. scientists will study the rock hoping to discover the origins of the solar system. some say what happened today is a wake-up call. some former astronauts are funding a mission to launch a satellite that tracks meteors before they hit the earth. >> a perfect circle in the ice! somebody's going to go down and get it, i imagine. >> more than one somebody. >> thank you for that. you can see more of the amazing video of the meteor as well as a photo gallery of its path of destruction at cbse f.com. >>> th
CW
Feb 16, 2013 10:00pm PST
's don knapp tells us the ferry wasn't heavily damaged and went back into service. don? >> reporter: the ms san francisco remaps tied up here at the -- remains tied up here at the ferry terminal in san francisco. we see doors open and we see people on board presumably the investigation continues. they're trying to determine what might have happened on the bay and who's at fault. at about 8:15 we watched several coast guard personnel leave the ms san francisco presumably after they concluded at least part of their investigation. here's what we know about the accident so far. around 4:30 this afternoon on the side of raccoon straits this ferry the san francisco was struck by a 22-foot pleasure boat as the ferry was headed from sausalito to san francisco. while none of the 500 passengers on the ferry were injured. two people on board the smaller boat were apparently seriously hurt. emergency medical personnel worked on the victims and the damaged boat as it headed for tiburon. there, they were placed on board helicopter and airlifted to a hospital. it's standard procedure for the capta
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